Mylapore Times epaper

Vol. 20, No. 24
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A thirukalyana mahotsavam will be held on
Mar 1 at Sri Malleeswarar
Temple, Mylapore. The event
starts off with the kalasa
stapanam (installation) and
will include a kalasa puja,
rudra parayanam and sanga
abhisekham. The Thirukalyanam will be held at 7 p.m.
followed by a veedi perappadu at 9 p.m.
February 28 - March 6, 2015
EDITORIAL : 2466 0269
The campus of the Tamil
Nadu Music and Fine Arts
University was abuzz with
music, speeches and illumination as it hosted a short
arts fest on the campus of
the Music College in
R. A. Puram. Tuesday’s
concerts were timed for the
67th birthday celebrations of
AIADMK leader
J. Jayalalithaa, with ‘J’ standing tall across the campus
and at the newly-constructed
gate. The special show of
the day was the concert by
67 tavil and nagaswaram
artistes all of whom were
seated on the open air stage
on this campus.
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Feb 28 - Mar 6, 2015
Feb 28
Swacch Bharat initiative
at Harishree Vidyalayam.
At 20, Srinivasa Avenue Road,
R. A. Puram, 8 a.m.
Musical Discourse on
‘Triveni Ramayanam” by Jaya
Srinivasan. At Asthika Samajam, Venus Colony, 6.30 p.m.
Ph: 9884543969.
Mar 1
Mikeless kutcheri in the
park by S. S. Mythreyi, student of Dr.Chitra Madhavan.
Organized by Sundaram
Finance. At Nageswara Rao
Park, 7 a.m.
Bhagavad Gita sessions
in English by R. Aravindan.
Organized by Vedanta Institute. At Andhra Mahila
Sabha, next to Nageswara
Rao Park, Luz, 7.15 a.m.
Ph: 9840493904.
Lecture on ‘Aitereya
Upanishad’ by Swamini
Sathyavratananda Saraswathi. At Samskritha Barathi
Hall, 5, 7th Street, Dr. R. K.
Salai, Mylapore, 8.30 a.m.
Ph: 24328087.
Bhaja Govindam sessions
in English by R. Aravindan.
Organized by Vedanta Institute. At Sivanthi Adithanar
Ninaivu Illam, 9, George Avenue (off. Kasturi Rangan
Road), Alwarpet,10.30 a.m.
Ph: 9840493904.
Talk on “ A Search in Secret Hinduism - Vedic teachings in life after death” by
T. S. Viswanathan. Organized by Mylapore Club. At 39,
Luz Church Road, Mylapore,
11.45 a.m.
Mar 4
Talk on ‘Bhagavad Gita Chapter 13’ by Swamini Sathyavratananda Saraswathi. At
Mylapore Club, 39, Luz Church
Road, Mylapore, 11 a.m. Ph:
Mar 5
Talk on ‘Life and Teachings of Sri Chaitanyaji’ by
Swami Gautamanandaji
Maharaj. At Ramakrishna
Math, Mylapore, 7 p.m.
Ph: 24621110.
Mar 6
Study session on ‘Vedanta Treatise’ by R. Aravindan. Organized by Vedanta
Institute. At Narada Gana Sabha, T. T. K. Road, Alwarpet,
6.45 p.m. Ph: 9840493904.
Sri Ramanama Sankirtanam by Swami Suprajananda. At
Ramakrishna Math, Mylapore,
7 p.m. Ph: 24621110.
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Feb 28 - Mar 6, 2015
Conquer the Concrete is a large-scale street art project launched by Goethe Institute,
Chennai. As a part of this project, various artists from Germany and India are working
with local painters to create street art that is uniquely Chennai. In this picture,
American artist Axel Void used the city’s love of cinema to deliver a social message
aesthetically at Greenways Road MRTS Station.
Sri Radha Madhava
thirukalyanam festival will
be held from Mar 6 - 8 at
Sri Sankara Gurukulam,
Abhiramapuram. Highlights
include namasankeerthanam
by Kalyanarama Bhagavathar and group on Mar 6
at 10 a.m. and ashtapathy
bhajan by O. S. Sundar
Bhagavathar and group on
Mar 7 at 9 a.m. The event
will end with the Radha
Madhava Vivaha Mahotsavam which will be held on
Mar 8 at 8.30 a.m. For details
contact 9381430775.
Feb 28 - Mar 6, 2015
St. Bede’s Anglo Indian School, San Thome
celebrated their 107th Parents’ Day on Feb 13. This
event was special for the students of the school as it
was the first programme held at the new, state-of-theart centenary auditorium inaugurated on Feb 11.
The chief guest was V. Sudarshan, executive
editor, The New Indian Express. Rev. Fr. L. Don Bosco,
correspondent, Rev. Fr. Stanley Ignatius, headmaster,
Rev. Fr. S. John Peter, administrator and several other
dignitaries attended the event. Students participated
in several cultural programmes after which proficiency
trophies and certificates were distributed to the
Dr. P. Vanchinathan, professor of Mathematics, Vellore Institute of Technology was
the chief guest at the anniversary celebrations of Chettinad Vidyashram’s Math club
which was held on Feb 19 at the school
The club which was formed to introduce
new and quick techniques to solve math
problems also aims at removing the fear of
math among children. As a part of the programme, students participated in a cultural
show which included a villupattu, magic
tricks and a dance based on the theme of
perfect square numbers.
M. Ct. M. School organised an art exhibition at its
school campus on Feb 14. Students parents and
teachers displayed paper crafts, thumb, spray, glass,
pot and warli paintings, paper bags, photo collage work,
jewellery and more. Sale counters were set up
for nail art, face painting, tattoo designing and
mehendi designing too. The proceeds will be used for
charitable purposes.
A blood donation camp was also held on the same
day with active participation from alumni members
and the Interact club. About 128 units of blood were
The Children’s Club Society,
Mylapore organised inter-school competitions for children recently. About 500
children from 40 schools all over Chennai participated in carnatic and hindustani vocal, violin, bhajan, folk music,
drama, recitation, story-telling and
several other competitions. An open art
competition was also held. The prizes
for these competitions were distributed
during the Founders’ Day celebration
held on Feb 22 at Tattvaloka Hall,
Eldams Road.
The event began with vocal performances by several students followed by
recitation and story-telling in multiple
languages. The chief guest was Anil
Srinivasan, pianist and founder of
Rhapsody Music Foundation, and the
guest of honour was Sanskrit scholar A.
Durgadevi. The runner-up shield was
lifted by P. S. Senior Secondary School,
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Feb 28 - Mar 6, 2015
A seminar on ‘How to make life more fascinating’ by
A. R. Shantilal Nahar will be held on Mar 4 at BVB, Mylapore.
Sugal Chand Jain, trustee, Bhagawan Mahaveer Foundation will
light the kuthuvilakku at this event which has been organised by
Rajasthan Intellectual Forum and Alliance Club of Chennai.
Advocate P. S. Surana and Dr Indra Nahar will attend. Ajith
Chordia, managing director, Olympia Tech Park is the chief
guest. At East Mada Street, Mylapore, 6.30 p.m. Ph: 9884417752.
This is the scene on Dr Ranga Road, Mylapore. TANGEDCO is executing a major
project - to lay new power cables which will provide for better power transmission to this
area. Its contractors have been digging trenches in parts across Mylapore but in this
case, they have not used dividers/warning bands to warn pedestrians and motorists.
People using this road say the trenches pose a danger, especially at night.
Masi Magam is to be
celebrated on March 5. The
gods and goddesses from the
neighborhood temples will be
taken out in a procession to
the Marina beach that morning for rituals, symbolic of
legends related to lord Shiva.
The procession from Sri
Kapali Temple will start at
about 8 am, we learn and
will head to the beach near
Gandhi statue.
Silver ‘N’ Springs will be
celebrating their 15th annual day on Feb 28 at BVB,
Mylapore. Popular singer Dr.
K. S. Chitra will be the chief
guest. B. Sumathi Hariharan
Aiyar, Indian cricketer and
manager, Canara Bank will
preside. At East Mada Street,
Mylapore, 10.30 a.m.
The first and most auspicious of rituals associated with the annual Panguin festival of Sri Kapali
Temple is to be held on Feb28, 6 pm onwards at the
The lagna patrika ceremony will be held in front
of the nandi in the presence of the all the deities of
this temple, symbolising the preparations for the
grand event leading to the celestial kalyanam.
The Panguin fest is due in late March
this year.
To celebrate Amalaki Ekadashi, Parampara is organising a
lecture on Feb 28 at its premises. Eminent historian - Chithra
Madhavan will talk about ‘Plants in Indian Culture’ with
specific reference to the Indian Gooseberry tree (Amla). At 46,
Kasturi Ranga Road, Alwarpet, 4.30 p.m. Ph: 9840492585.
Feb 28 - Mar 6, 2015
Celebrate Women’s
Day at C. P. Art Centre by
checking out the jewellery,
craft and food on sale from
Mar 5 - 9. At 1, Eldams
Road, Alwarpet, 10 a.m.
Nila Collections is offering a discount of 5 - 20%
on its pure silk, silk cotton,
tussar, benarasi, raw silk,
supernets, chettinad,
kanchi and mangalagiri
cotton sarees from Mar 1
- 8. A 10% discount is also
being offered on salwars
and kurtis. At 67. R. H.
Road, Mylapore, 10 a.m.
onwards. Ph: 24988398.
An exhibition of contemporary
art - ‘Hidden Aspect’ by Bandana
Kumari is
on at Prakrit
Arts from
Mar 3 - 18.
She believes
that the
human body
is made out
of the five
elements fire, water,
air, earth
and ether
and her paintings are based on this
concept. At 102, Greenways Road
Extn., R. A. Puram, 11 a.m.
Ph: 42188989.
The annual discount sale
of upto 50% off is on at Radha
Silk Emporium from Feb 28 Mar 8. At 1, Sannadhi Street,
Mylapore. Ph: 49007300.
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Frangipani Culinary expressions
is organising a workshop on Lebanese
cooking on Mar 5 and 6. Learn to
make starters, dips, the main course
and desserts with pita bread and
Lavash. At 6/9, Crescent Street,
Boat Club Road, Off ABM Avenue,
Alwarpet, 11 a.m onwards.
For details contact 9962048088.
Learn to make blueberry pie,
cherry streusel pie, apple and blackberry galette and chocolate mousse
pie with Sara Koshy at her ‘Baked in
a pie’ baking workshop to be held on
Mar 1 at The Gormei Market. At 6,
C. I. T. Colony, 2nd Main Road
(Behind Focus Gallery), Mylapore,
3 p.m. To register call 42172229.
The fifth episode of ‘The Maharajas
and the Music of South India’ - a programme about royal and court composers of Kerala will be presented by Dr.
Sumathi Krishnan at C. P. Ramaswami
Aiyar Foundation on Feb 28. Well known
musician Prince Rama Varma is the chief
guest at the event. Dr. Nanditha Krishna,
president, C. P. R Foundation presides.
At 1, Eldams Road, Alwarpet, 6 p.m.
The annual global rasikas award
ceremony organised by Sangeethapriya
and Ganapriya Foundations will be held
on Feb 28 at Arkay Convention Centre.
N. Balasubramanian, president of Nada
Sudha Sabha, will present the award to
Muralidharan Iyer. A lec - dem by Aleppy
Venkatesan on Poochi Srinivasa Iyengar’s compositions will follow the award
ceremony. At 146, R. H. Road, Luz. Ph:
The M. N. Subramaniam award, instituted at The Music Academy, is given to
an exponent
of classical dance
every year.
Alarmel Valli
will receive
the award
this year at
a function
organised on
Mar 6. Guru
Padma Subrahmanyam will preside. At T. T. K. Road,
Alwarpet, 6.30 p.m.
Sri Sundara Panduranga Mandir
has organised an akanda sankirtana
seva till Mar 1, 8 p.m. at its premises.
The event will feature over 400 eminent
and budding artistes. At 87, Dr. Ranga
Road, Mylapore. For details contact
‘Aham Sita’ - a dance production
by Justus Repertory will be presented
at BVB on Mar 6. Written and choreographed by Gowri Ramnarayan, this
event will feature dancer Vidya Subramaniam and vocalist Nisha Rajagopalan.
The programme will explore five crucial
moments in the life of Sita - the epic
woman. At East Mada Street, Mylapore,
6.30 p.m.
AIKYA 2015
The next edition of Aikya 2015 will
be held at The Music Academy on Mar 7
at 6.30 p.m.
An initiative
of Global
this event
will feature
artistes like
Sudha Raghunathan
and Bombay
with Ganesh
Kumaresh on the violin, Pt. Yogesh
Shamshi on the tabla, Sankaranarayanan
on the mridangam and Navneet Sundar
on the keyboard. The chief guest for the
event is Ambassador Ashok Saijanhar,
National Foundation for Communal
Harmony, Govt. of India. Two artistes
- ghatam exponent - Ernakulam. S. Ramakrishnan and violinist T. N. Sreeraman
will be honoured.
A two day dance recital - ‘Nrithya
Samarpanam’ has been organised by
Nritharpana at P. S. School, Mylapore
till Feb 28. Check out Gayathri Sashidharan’s -’Sakthiprabhavam’ and Dharini
Ramakrishnan’s - ‘Valli Kalyanam’
at 10.30 a.m.
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D ’ S O U Z A
Did you get to watch Whiplash, the film? I would recommend it strongly and urge
you to watch it before it is taken off the
city screens.
The music of jazz, the drama, the passion, the heat
makes this a film a movie buff cannot miss.
There is a lot about jazz that can impact your body
and mind. In our city, we rarely get bands
playing it.
I recall our Anglo-Indian musicians jamming on
jazz after they did their acts at the weekend entertainment at Hotel Shiraz in Egmore.
You get to listen to strains of it in our vintage Tamil
films too - scored in an era when Anglo-Indian and Goan
musicians packed into our recording studios in Vadapalani and Arcot Road.
Mridangam artiste Umayalpuram Mali has been
telling me that he is keen to know more about these
musicians and their music. Many are either dead or have
moved out of the city.
In the early 80s, there used to be a restaurant in
the shopping arcade opposite AVM Rajeswari Kalyana
Mandapam on Dr. Radhakrishnan Salai which hosted
live jazz shows for diners, on the weekend. The promoter was a hardcore jazz rasika and even
though the patronage was thin, he persisted with the live
music till his patience hit a low note.
More recently, the new director of the GoetheInstitut has been keen to host jazz shows and is eager
to locate bands in the city and in Bangalore and Goa to
invite them to his theatre.
Events promoter Eddie says he is preparing to host
the second edition of the Jazz Fest in our city but first, he
has to grapple with sponsorship and hospitality issues.
I wonder if it will be possible to coax a city restaurant to spare its space once a month to a night of jazz.
Live music has been forced out by DJs and much of the
latter seems to sound the same.
Perhaps the jazz music rasika community of Chennai can make things happen. Whiplash!
Senior Carnatic music guru, scholar and
vocalist Suguna Purushothaman passed
away in Chennai
on Feb.25 afternoon after a prolonged illness.
She was battling
cancer for a long
time but this did
not stop her from
taking part in
key music and
academic events
in the city.
Her last rites were held on Feb.26 at the
Besant Nagar crematorium.
Suguna Purushothaman had her initial
training under Musiri Subramania Iyer and
carried forth his bani in her singing career.
She learnt under Semmangudi Srinivasa
Iyer and Manchala Jaganatha Rao. She also
learnt music under Thinniyam Venkatarama
Iyer, mastering the laya skills.
Suguna was known to be a master of rare
To celebrate International Women’s Day, Genesis Women’s Hospital and
R. A. Puram Residents’
Association (RAPRA) are
jointly organising a free
camp for women on
Mar 7. Senior consultant
and gynaecologist
Dr. Sangeetha Visweswar
and her team will conduct
pap smear tests, scans
and blood tests and will
evaluate blood pressure at
the camp.
At Raja Muthiah
School, Srinivasa Avenue Road, R. A. Puram,
9 a.m. To register call
and difficult pallavis and celebrated for her
mastery over ‘dwitala avadhana’, that is
singing a pallavi in different ‘talam’ on
each hand.
She formed a trio, with late Mani Krishnaswami and Suguna Varadhachari, holding
up the Musiri bani.
Besides being a busy vocalist and scholar who took part in academic debates, she
composed music, ran a music school called
Sunadam, and brought out a book on
rare pallavis.
She was a Top A grade artiste of All
India Radio and was on the panel of experts
at Music Academy’s December season
academic sessions, which she attended
Among the many awards of recognition
she was decorated with was the national
Sangeet Natak Akademi award, the state’s
Kalaimamani award, the Vaggeyakkara
award by the Music Academy among others.
She resided in Abhiramapuram, Chennai.
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Sivaram Vydyanadhan Ph: 97104 24456.
llKOTTURPURAM, 2900 sqft Land, 3500
sqft built up. Ind Bunglow. 7Cr. Sivaram
Vydyanadhan Ph: 97104 24456.
llMYLAPORE, Dr Radhakrishnan Salai.
3200 sqft land with old House. 8.6Cr. Sivaram
Vydyanadhan. Ph: 97104 24456.
llSRIPERUMBUDUR, Resale Plots in City
Square Nri City. DTCP approved. 550 Rs
per sqft. Sivaram Vydyanadhan. Ph: 97104
llALWARPET Alwarpet Street 900sqft 2 BHK
II Floor No lift 17 years Sridhara Consultants.
Ph: 93615 05000.
llALWARPET very good location Brand new
Flat 1600sq.ft, lift, power pack up, 2CCP, 1st
Floor, Modern Kitchen, per sq.ft Rs.19,000/Ph: 89399 36055 / 90086 22129.
Feb 28 - Mar 6, 2015
Advertise in the
Mylapore Times
for Rent 1BHK, Preferably
Ground floor, in and around Luz, Mylapore,
Vegetarian only. Rs.9000 to Rs.11,000/- pm.
Contact: 80562 56304. On Saturdays and
llWANTED 3 to 6 BHK, Flat or Individual
house / Villa in Mylapore, Alwarpet,
Abhiramapuram, CIT Colony, Adyar Besant
Nagar, Thiruvanmiyur for MNC Company,
Immediate Occupation. Ph: 80158 13981.
llGOPALAPURAM, Teynampet, Alwarpet,
for Residential 3BHK, Ground Floor with car
park. Brokers Excuse. Ph: 94445 03534 /
94440 43534.
llWANTED Single, Two, three Bedroomed
Flats/ houses for reputed Companies peoples
in Mylapore, Mandaveli, Alwarpet, R.A.
Puram, Abhiramapuram, Santhome, Adyar.
Ph: 89396 38159 / 89396 38160.
llWANTED independent house Ground /
First Floor with Car park for a Playschool in
Mandaveli, Mylapore, Alwarpet, Kotturpuram,
Nandanam and near by. Ph: 94442 17791.
1100sq.ft, 2.5BHK, GF, Car
park at 53(23), St. Mary’s Road, Mandaveli.
Only Veg No Brokers. Cell: 81899 68195.
llMANDAVELI 810sq.ft, First Floor, Two
Bedroom, partly furnished fans, light fittings
one window AC, near Post Office, Market, Rs.
20,000/- Contact: 95000 29736 / 2243 2139.
llALWARPET 1200sq.ft, 1st Floor, 3BHK,
Vertified Tiles, Rs.19,000/- Brokers Excuse.
Contact: 96770 75202 / 97907 95741.
ll850SQ.FT, First floor, 2BHK, 2ACs, Fully
Furnished Inspection on Sundays 22K
negotiable. Vasanth apartment, Llyoyds
Road, Gopalapuram. Ct: 98400 90670.
llMYLAPORE Dr. Ranga Road, 1000sq.ft,
2nd Floor, 2BHK, 1 Study, 2 Wheeler parking,
Vegetarians only. Contact: 044 – 2243 3594
/ 98840 55594.
NATESAN Road, (Opp to Chennai
City Centre) Ground Floor, Indpt portion
Residential or Commercial (Lease also
acceptable) Agent. Ph: 74187 89918 / 94446
llMYLAPORE Calm location near Vidhya
Mandhir, 2000sq.ft, 3BHK, East facing,
lift/ 2CCP/ A/C, Veg only, Rs.45K. Sundar:
99411 47555.
llMANDAVELI Good Location, 600sq.
ft, 1BHK, Ground Floor North facing, A/C,
Geyser/ Car parking, Rs.12K + Maintenance.
Sundar: 99411 47555.
llMYLAPORE near Dewaki Hospital 1000sq.
ft, 2BHK, G.F, CP, Rs.22K, Karpagambal
Nagar, 1000sq.ft, 2BHK, 2nd Floor, No lift,
Rs.20K. Sundar: 99411 47555.
A. PURAM 2BR, Flat 1200sq.
ft, Swimming pool / Play area / Genset/
Rs.30,000/- Ceebros 2BR, 1200sq.ft,
Rs.26,000/- 3BR, 1700sq.ft, Rs.36,000/- 2BR,
Flat 850sq.ft, Play area, Car park, Rs.17,000/Ph: 95661 75961.
llMYLAPORE Near Vidhya Mandir Brand
new Deluxe three Bedroom Flat, 1500sq.ft,
Rs.37,000/- 2 Car park, new three Bedroom,
Rs.45,000/- Ph: 94440 32229 / 87545 45425.
llMYLAPORE M. K. Amman Koil Street,
3BHK, Deluxe Corner Flat 1000sq.ft, Good
Ventilation, 24 Hours water, Lift, Second
floor, Two Wheeler Parking, Rs.20,000/- Ph:
99400 98914.
llR. A. PURAM 3BR, Attached, Dinning,
1150sq.ft, 1st Floor, Ind. House with Balcony,
Bank/ MNC/ IT Exe, Veg, No Brokers. Ph:
2461 5454.
Street, 3300sq.ft, (2000sq.ft 4BHK + 1300
Landscaped) Private Terrace, Wardrobes,
Modular Kitchen, Two attached Bath, One
Common Bath, CCP, Lift, Inverter Stove
Chimney, Geysers, AC, Rent Rs.70000/Available Immediately. Contact: 91766 10702.
llMANDAVELI Near Harishree Vidyalaya
1400sq.ft, Rs.30,000/- 2CP, R.A. Puram,
1st floor, Rs.28,000/- 1300sq.ft, Alwarpet,
Abhiramapuram, Mylapore. Ph: 93800 63177.
llRENT for House Triplicane near
Parthasarathy Temple, 650sq.ft, Rs.12,000/Two Wheeler Parking. Ph: 98409 61249.
llGOPALAPURAM near DAV National
School 1100sq.ft, 2BHK, Deluxe Flat CCP,
First Floor, lift. Contact: 98401 26048.
ll2BHK, Flat 1st Floor, Ranga Road,
Recently furnished 950sq.ft, lift and 2 Wheeler
parking Available Vegetarian Rs.23,000/- Ph:
91766 09351 / 99403 51398.
950sq.ft, Flat 2nd Floor,
24 hr water Semi furnished OCP, No Lift,
Vegetarian family, Rs.25K Negotiable, No
brokers. Contact: 91762 18582 / 91761 12542
/ 4211 1304.
llKAPALEESWARAR Temple North Mada
Street, 1043 sq.ft, Two Bedroom Flat, Ground
Floor, Rent Rs.22,000/- only Vegetarians, No
Brokers Mobile: 98410 77411.
llMYLAPORE Posh area 1000sq.ft, 26K,
2BHK, W.Work, M. Kitchen, 2A/C, CP,
Security, Near Saibaba & P.S. School,
Alwarpet, Very posh area, 1500sq.ft, 3BHK,
35K,, M. Kitchen, Dinning, CP, Venus
Colony, 1300sq.ft, 2BHK, 30K,,
M.Kitchen, Dinning, balconies, lift, CP,
Security. Ph: 97105 51060.
ll5000, 6500, 8000, 9000, 12000, 15000,
25000, 30000, 35000, 45000, 70000,
Family Rental Lease Mylapore, Mandaveli,
Abhiramapuram, Alwarpet, Santhome. Ph:
93802 69927.
llANANDAPURAM Dr. Ranga Road, Swamy
Vas Apts. 1500sq.ft, 3BHK, 2nd Floor, No
lift, Balcony, Service Warrandah, Wardrobe
Marble Floor, Solar heater, Rs.30,000/Covered parking, Family Bachelors Between
10 am to 5 pm. Sunday 1.3.2015. Ph: 94440
19141 / 94446 94754.
ll500sq.ft, Single Bedroom, third Floor,
Abhiramapuram, 4th Street, 24/11,
Padmashree Apartment, Vegetarian only,
Brokers Excuse. Phone no: 98408 73522.
llR. A. PURAM near Billroth Hospital Ground
Floor, 2 Bedroom, 800sq.ft, Rent Rs.15,000/Ph: 98414 81917 / 90941 03443.
ll2BHK 1200sft, 1st Floor. CCP sump / OHT
semi furnished. Only Veg. Rent 25k at 3, Appu
St, 1st lane. Contact Owner: 094835 01044.
llNEAR Vivekananda College 1838sq.ft,
Three Bedroom, Hall, Kitchen, Two Car Parks,
Lift, Rs.50,000/- Negotiable No Brokers
Contact: 94440 23601.
near Bus Stand 2BHK,
800sq.ft, Ground Floor, 2 Wheeler Parking,
Veg only, Rs.16,000/- Brokers Excuse.
Contact: 99400 60548.
llABHIRMAPURAM 900sq.ft, 2BR, CP,
Lift, Rs.20,000/- Luz Church Road, 1500sq.
ft, 2BR, CP, Rs.18,000/- 2300sq.ft, 5BR,
Bungalow, 2CP, Rs.60,000/- Oliver Road,
2100sq.ft, 3BR, CP, Rs.40,000/- Ph: 98419
83231 / 98410 58333.
llMANDAVELI 1600sq.ft, 3BR, Duplex Flat
CP, Rs.30,000/- 1400sq.ft, 3BR, CP, 28,000/Venus Colony, 1600sq.ft, 3BR House CP,
Rs.35,000/- R.A. Puram 900sq.ft, 2BR, Fully
Furnished CP, Rs.25,000/- Ph: 98419 83231
/ 98410 58333.
llLUZ Nageswara Park near 3 BR Rich flat
1600 sq.ft, 3rd floor lift, CCP. Marble flooring,
woodwork. Rs.36K. Ph: 86085 13472 / 89399
llMYLAPORE 2 bedroom flats Rs.23000/Rs.30000/- Alwarpet Two bedroom First
floor Rs.15000/- Rs.50000/- San Thome
Rs.35000/- Luz Rs.50000/- “Estate Guide”
Ph: 99400 51164 / 93822 09926.
llMANDAVELI near Railway Station 800
sq.ft, Ground floor Rs.16000/- 1st floor
1100 sq.ft, 2 BHK Car park, Lift, New flat
Rs.25000/- Ph: 93823 23877 / 97106 31615.
1000 sq.ft, 2 bedroom
Rs.17000/- Mandaveli 2 bedrooom 1100
sq.ft, First floor, lift, Car parking Rs.25000/R.A.Puram one bedroom Rs.10000/- 3
bedroom 1500 sq.ft, Rs.30000/- 2000 sq.ft,
Rs.55000/- Office, Godown. Ph: 93823 23877
/ 97106 31615.
llVACANT portion – Rent Rs.5500/- for small
family (or) Two bachelors only for vegetarian
near Sai Baba Temple, Mylapore. Cell No:
95000 06097. 8 to 9.00 am.
llKOTTURPURAM Ranjith Road Deluxe flat
1550 sq.ft, 3 bathroom 2 AC full woodwork,
Modular kitchen, North facing 2nd floor, lift 1
CCP Rs.35K. Ph: 96771 48822.
llINDEPENDENT Row House opposite
P.S.High School (Main) Ground and First floor
1100 sq.ft, Rent Rs.18000/- Pure vegetarians,
Non – Smokers. Non Alcoholics Alone. No
brokers. Contact: 2495 3889.
llOMR Perungudi, brand new 600 sq.ft, First
floor 600 sq.ft, Second floor Lease. Sarvin
Builders. Ph: 99413 37337 / 98415 81187.
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Feb 28 - Mar 6, 2015
BEDROOM flat First floor Car parking
Rent Rs.25000/- Mylapore Ground floor
2 bedroom Lease 12 Lakhs. 2 bedroom
Rs.15000/- Ground floor. Contact: 98841
llR.A.PURAM 1150 sq.ft, III floor Two BHK
No lift, Rs.21000/- Advance 5 months Car Two
wheelers corporation water semi furnished.
Ph: 90947 30506.
llP.S.SENIOR St.Johns nearby 1000 sq.ft,
2 bedroom Rs.25000/- 1200 sq.ft, Pooja,
2 bedroom Rs.27000/- CCP 1350 sq.ft, 3
bedroom Rs.35000/- OCP, Warren Road
1100 sq.ft, 2 bedroom Rs.22000/- 2200
sq.ft, 3 bedroom Rs.55000/- 2 CCP. Ph:
98407 36132.
llR.A.PURAM Ceebros Vrithi Apartment 3
BHK, 1940 sq.ft, 1 CCP, full power back up,
3 A/cs. Ground facing, 1st Main Road, prefer
small elderly family. Contact: 98406 17743.
llMANDAVELI near St.Johns 1700 sq.ft,
3 BHK 2 CCP lift, semi furnished, Invertor
Rs.33K. Veg. Ph: 94459 56601 / 84389
llLLOYDS Road spacious 1200 sq.ft, Two
bedroom with bath attached apartment with
three air conditioners near Hemamalini.
Vegetarians only. Brokers excuse. Contact:
96001 94807 / 91 96197 34911.
llMYLAPORE Mandaveli Alwarpet flat,
house Rs.10000/- Rs.15000/- Rs.20000/Rs.25000/- Rs.30000/- Rs.35000/Rs.42000/- Rs.50000/- Rs.60000/- Veg. Car
parking. Contact: 98844 29720.
Paripoorna Vinayagar Koil
Street, 2 BHK, GF & FF, House, 700 sq.ft,
Vaasthu Semi furnished 24 hours water, Rent
Rs.14000/- Ph: 95000 09436.
llMYLAPORE near Madhava Perumal
Temple 1100 sq.ft, 3 bedroom flat with Car
parking Rs.25000/- S.John. Ph: 97103 60000
/ 94443 60000.
llMYLAPORE 1 BHK 450 sq.ft, Rent
Rs.7000/- 3 EB, 24 hours metro water. (Near
Kapaleeswarar Kovil) Ph: 98406 37384
llR.K.NAGAR School view road near Hari
Shree Vidyalaya Single bedroom Ground floor
in independent house separate EB Meter.
Brokers excuse. Ph: 94440 48376.
llMYLAPORE, Near Temple 2BHK, Rs.20K,
Norton Road & Abhiramapuram 2 & 3 BHK,
upto 40K, Luz Corner GF, 2BHK, Rs.20K.
Agent Ph: 94442 95567.
llM Y L A P O R E
1st Street, Rama
krishanapuram Mundakani Amman Koil Back
side, 1BHK, Metro water, Rent Rs.7500/- S.
Murugan Ph: 98404 05074 / 84389 94515.
llR. A. PURAM, 3BR + Study, 2AC, 1st Floor,
lift, 2 Balcony, 2 Car park, Rs.45,000/- (Near
cream centre). Ph: 95661 75961.
llALWARPET CIT Colony, Two Bedroom,
Flat, 1400sq.ft, 2nd Floor, Lift, 2 Covered
car park, Suitable CA, IT, Corp. Office Rent
Rs.30,000/- Contact: 89394 44448 / 99624
llMANDAVELI St. Johns School Near 2BHK,
1st Floor, Flat Rent Rs.28,000/- Mandaveli
Hari shree Vidhyalaya School, 3BHK, Flat lift,
2CCP, Pure Vegetarian, Rent Rs.31,000/- Ph:
97899 21678.
Near Chitrakulam 1BHK,
Independent House 400sq.ft, (Ground & 1st
Floor Both Vacant), Small Family. Brokers
Excuse. Contact: 95662 63546.
/ Mylapore Office Space
available for rent 1050sq.ft, Ground Floor,
Behind Dr. R.K. Road, Fully Furnished with
AC, EPABX and Data network, Ideal for 14
workstations. Contact: 98414 34691.
llABHIRAMAPURAM Third Street, 1000sq.
ft, Office 3BHK, Flat Semi Furnished Recently
Renovated immediate. Ph: 90035 40734.
llMYLAPORE East Abhiramapuram
commercial 1500 sq.ft, III floor lift, CCP 2.
Back up East facing. Hall type Rs.50K. Ph:
89395 96955 / 90036 22129.
ll350 SQ.FT, Office 3 Nos Rent each
Rs.12000/- 500 sq.ft, Office 2 Nos Rent each
Rs.16000/- 1300 sq.ft, office 1 Nos Rent
Rs.32000/- Mandaveli St.Mary’s Road near
Muktha Kalyana Mandapam. Cell: 94448
83528 / 94451 08107.
llSAN THOME near Rosary School 1500
sq.ft, 3 BHK Ground floor semi furnished
Rent Rs.45000/- Gopalakrishnan. Ph:
93809 64793.
llR.A.PURAM 2nd Main Road 3000 sq.ft,
4 bedroom All purpose Rs.100000/- East
Abhiramapuram 3500 sq.ft, Rs.1 Lakhs. 4
bedroom study, MRC Nagar Independent
House 6 bedroom Rs.2 Lakhs. Ranga Road,
1200 sq.ft, 3 bedroom Rs.40000/- Car park
flat. Ph: 98846 81106.
600sq.ft, for Lease Amount 12
lakhs Negotiable 3rd Floor, Mandaveli Street,
Mandaveli. Ph: 94441 19335.
llWARREN Road, Visalakshmi Nagar, 1st
Floor, (700sq.ft) 2 Bedroom (Lease) Bore
water & Corpn. Water Available. Contact no.
97909 24835 / 2461 3370.
llMYLAPORE near P.S.High School, First
floor Single bedroom, hall, kitchen. Portion
Lease Rs.6 Lakhs purely veg family only.
Contact – Agent. Ph: 98411 69943.
llFOR Lease 450 sq.ft, Single bedroom
flat Rs.5.50 Lakhs. Mandaveli. Contact:
99405 44416.
opposite Antony School,
550sq.ft, 2nd Floor, Single Bedroom, Hall,
Kitchen, Bath, Western Toilet, 24 hours water,
Balcony, Rent Rs.12,000/- Ph: 98841 82631.
llA B H I R A M A P U R A M H o u s e F l a t
Rs.30,000/- 25,000/-, 20,000/-, Mylapore
Flat 25,000/-, 20,000/-, 15,000/-, 10,000/-,
Office Shop, 140sq.ft, 250sq.ft, 350sq.ft,
Bachelors, 4500/- 6000/- 7500/- Ph: 94980
53014 / 99416 27665.
llR.A. PURAM near St.Johns Harishree
Chettinad 2BHK, G/F Flat T/w parking, Veg.
Contact: 99623 03279.
Contd in page 11
Brahmin Cook Start 6.30am Sharp
Mylapore. Contact: 98410 07360.
(General Physician) Services
required on Fixed Monthly Fees for a Senior
Citizen. Either Phone Consultation or in
person Consultation on Various Health issue.
Contact: 99625 41210.
llMALE Junior Personal Assistant to Director.
CA Firm recruits Female
Accounts/ Audit Experienced Staff Brahmins
Preferred Decent Environment Good Salary
Flexible Timings. H. Kumar. Ph: 98410 24055.
llWANTED Two Accounts Assistants with
Tally 1 – 2 Years Exp. In Core Accounts
for Audit Office, Mylapore. Contact: 98845
llWANTED Sales Girl for Women’s Boutique
Good Communication Required Salary
Rs.4500+ Negotiable. Contact Shilpa. Ph:
98843 42224.
llDATA ENTRY work, Good Computer Skills,
Excel, Word Knowledge +2 and Above.
Female Candidates only. Near Sai Baba
Temple. Contact: 98406 76000.
llWANTED for a Vintage Car Workshop
at ECR, Chennai, A Part time Engineer.
Qualification Essential ITI or Diploma, VRS
or Retired persons Eligible. Must have
Experience in Chromium Plating & Car Body
shop. Apply to [email protected], giving a
brief resume or Call: 96771 98788.
llURGENTLY required Libray incharge /
Filing Assistant for a leading auditor company
in Alwarpet, Chennai. Qualifications: +2
or Graduate. Age limit: Below 40. Male
candidates only need apply. Send resume
indicating the salary required to Sri. R.
Natarajan, 18/45, 3rd Main Road, Perumal
Nagar, Jameen Pallavaram, Chennai – 600
117. On or before 7.3.2015.
llWANTED typist for Advocate office at
Alwarpet, with Excellent computer typing
skills and Knowledge in MS Office Salary
Rs.10,000/- pm. (9.30am to 6.00pm)
Probationary Period – One month. Contact:
98841 57588.
/ Coordinator / Part Time
/ Full time for educational center in Alwarpet.
Ph: 2432 1055 / 98843 82859. Email:
[email protected]
llA Remunerative opportunity specially for
Retired officials / Home makers in a leading
multinational organization. Fixed Salary +
PF + Bonus. Be your own Boss and enjoy
financial freedom. Contact: 87544 13530 /
89399 50457.
Spoken Hindi Knowledge preferred. Age 28 –
45. Salary 20 – 25 K + Accommodation. Apply:
fffltd/[email protected]
ll17 + YEARS Experience in Accounts Audit,
VAT, Service Tax. Contact: Vijay Ph: 97907
41271. Part Time.
Colour your Classified
advert for Rs.100*
*Cost in addition to advt. fee
Feb 28 - Mar 6, 2015
● CALL: 2467 1122
Second Main Road 3 BHK
Deluxe semi furnished 1700 sq.ft, First floor
Lift, OCP Company Guest House also. Ph:
94449 62614 / 82205 68596.
llMYLAPORE South Mada Street near
Kapaleeswarar Temple 2 BHK Super Deluxe
flat 1000 sq.ft, Main Road facing 2nd floor lift,
Car parking vegetarian Rs.28000/- Contact:
98408 79755.
llMYLAPORE VSV Koil Street, Ground floor,
Independent portion. 2 wheeler parking, Rent
Rs.7500/- Purely Veg family only. Contact
Agent. Ph: 98411 69943.
llR.A.PURAM Kamaraj Salai Single
bedroom semi furnished Rs.16500/- Alwarpet
modern two bedrooms lift, woodwork
parking Rs.26000/- Indira Nagar Duplex
flat Rs.24000/- Immediate Occupation. Ph:
89396 38157 / 89396 38158.
ft, 3BHK, 1380sq.ft for rent. Contact: 80560
00727 / 77084 15202.
llSANTHOME 1200 square feet II Floor
2BHK with bathroom attached house, No
Lift, Only for small families, Covered car
parking available. Rent Rs. 19,000 pm. No
pets please / Brokers excuse. Contact Suresh
at 99620 83180.
llMANDAVELI, 1st floor, Independent
House, 750 sq.ft, Kitchen, 4 medium sized
rooms, parking, natural light ventilation,
schools / bus / MRTS nearby Rent Rs.16000/Decent locality, vegetarian only. Owner.
Mobile. Ph: 99623 87183 / 044- 2493 7291.
llABHIRAMAPURAM Alwarpet Mylapore
Mandaveli 2 BHK Car park Rs.17000/Rs.20000/- Rs.25000/- Rs.30000/- 3 BHK
Rs.30000/- Rs.40000/- 1 BHK Rs.12000/Rs.10000/- Rs.8000/- Bachelors Rs.5000/Rs.8000/- Offices. Ph: 90030 43238.
Kutchery Road Vinayaka
Colony Independent 1st floor 2 BHK.
Vegetarians only Rs.20K. No Car park.
Owner. Ph: 94440 80670. Brokers excuse.
llADAM Street Two women share Rs.4500/pm Separate portion 2nd floor No kitchen
No two wheeler parking 5 months advance
separate EB card. Ph: 99404 31755.
llLUZ Near Vidya Mandir 1200 sq.ft, 2
bedroom 2nd floor no lift Rs.20K. Mandaveli
near St.John’s 1100 sq.ft, 2 bedroom 2nd
floor no lift Rs.20K. Ramya Reality. Ph:
98402 25811.
llNEAR DAV 1300 sq.ft, 2 bedroom 4
balconies 3rd floor lift, Car park Rs.30K.
Mandaveli near Harishree 1300 sq.ft, 3
bedroom 1st floor lift, Car park Rs.30K. Ph:
98402 25811.
llMYLAPORE nearby Nageswara Rao Park
2 bedroom flat 1050 sq.ft, Ground floor 1 RCP.
Rent Rs.29K Neg. Ph: 98404 68186.
llALWARPET Seethammal Colony 830
sq.ft, 2 BHK flat Rs.23K lift, Car parking.
Cenotaph Road 3rd floor 2 BHK flat Rs.21K.
Car parking. Ph: 95514 08916.
llABHIRAMAPURAM 1st Street 925 sq.ft,
Ground floor 2 bedroom Two wheeler parking.
Contact: Mohana Rangan. Ph: 096527 48490.
PURAM 1st Main Road, 1st Floor,
Three Bedroom, attached Modern Bungalow,
1700sq.ft, 2 Car park, Rent Rs.30,000/Sairam Ph: 94443 23637 / 94448 88718.
llMYLAPORE Alwarpet, R. A. Puram,
Mandaveli, Ramaniyam Alacrity Flats 2 to
4 Bedrooms, 950 to 2400sq.ft, Car Parking,
Rs.23,000/- to Rs.65,000/- (negotiable) Agent
Iyer. Ph: 99623 12504.
llBESANT NAGAR, 3BHK, 2600 sqft,
lift, CCP, inverter. 65K rental. Sivaram
Vydyanadhan Ph: 97104 24456.
llWARREN Road, First Floor, 2BHK, 991sq.
Driving School R. A. Puram,
Mandaveli Govt approved learn car and two
wheeler License in time individual coaching.
Ph: 98408 32470, 98408 32471, 2495 8487,
2495 1477.
llLEARN Two / Four wheelers Driving, Only
for Ladies. At your convenient time. Start
Learning & Save time. Details Contact: S.
Mangai. Cell: 99626 69287.
llMARINA Murthy Driving School Since
- 1955 Learn Two / Four wheelers ladies
teach ladies No:160, Luz Church Road near
Alwarpet Signal. Ph: 98414 04888 / 98410
/ Pressure Brain
& Spine Infertility, Panchakarma, Electro
Homeopathy Cell Treatments at Mylapore
& Home Visits. Contact: Dr. S. Banumathy.
Mobile: 97908 67049.
Iyer Boy, Srivatsam, 44 years
Issueless Legal Divorcee, Builder and
Promoter, 25 Lakhs per Annam, Own Flats,
Expected any Brahmin, Divorcee, Widow,
Un-married with kids below 8 years, with
good attitude. Contact: Uma 94441 19330 /
Srinivasan 98840 57058.
is notified for information that my
original certificate of main senior secondary
examination year 2012 Roll Number 4101705
pass out from CBSE Delhi and marksheet
have been actually lost. Mobile. Ph: 94440
61101. Sivagami S-12. Mahalakshmi
Apartment, 80, NSM Street, Mylapore.
Chennai – 4.
llANY old type of Sofa’s Cushions, Repairing,
Reconditioning at very moderate charges.
K.N.S. Rajan. 58, Peter’s Road, Chennai – 14.
Ph: 93818 03956 / 76671 33233.
Bedbug Control, (Govt) Licence holder,
General Pest Control, Any Pest problem,
Free Inspection 24 hours Service. Best Pest
Control. Ph: 98407 27506 / 99520 59592.
Arts Academy Offer Classes on
Vocal, Devotional Songs too, Veena, Violin,
Mridangam, Keyboard, Guitar, Mandolin,
Bharathanatyam, For more details Contact:
Kalaimamani Dr. Mrs. RukminiRamani, Ph:
98403 48638.
llMUSIC Home Tuition for Guitar & Keyboard
in new modern method based on Trinity
College London Syllabus. Contact: Nagarajan
Ph: 94443 80889.
llHOME tuition No.1, Keyboard, Guitar,
Drums, Western Carnatic Vocal Prepared
Students Trinity Exam 100% Genuine 27
years Teaching Experience. Isaikalaimani
Jagadeswaram. Ph: 88071 13535 / 98845
llTERMITE CONTROL, Cockroach Control,
Iyengar boy 34/170cm
Bharadwaja Gotram/ Pooram well settled
Graduate, Own Business Seeks Suitable
alliance. Ph no. 94421 05736 / 96771 46289.
MYLAPORE TIMES Advertising call 2498 2244
- ACL Packers & movers local
shifting within Chennai Rs.3300/- All over
India free Insurance 0% damage. Car
Transport. Ph: 4263 9387 / 98400 47501.
[email protected]
llSINCE 1999, Sri Balaji Packers & Movers
4000 to 5000 Shifting House hold items,
Chennai city Tamilnadu, Andhra, Karnataka,
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Feb 28 - Mar 6, 2015
Low key celebrations of
Jayalalithaa’s birthday
Celebrations of the birthday of AIADMK chief, J Jayalalithaa in the Mylapore neighborhood turned out to be very
low key. The splash of party flags and buntings, the reams
of large posters and
banners which we usually get to see on such
occasions were few and
far between in various
places we visited through
the day. The one big
show that the party unit
hosted was held at the
Corporation Wedding
Hall in Alwarpet where
scores of men and women
were given veshtis and
saris and a few seniors
were given cycles.
Mayana Kollai ritual celebrated in
Mylapore carries on old tradition
Report and photos by Madan
If you wanted to be
part of or look from afar at
what is an ancient ritual
that is still followed in
the Mylapore neighborhood, then you should have
been at the Mayana Kollai
ritual in south
R. A. Puram.
Mayana Kollai falls
a day after the Sivaratri
celebration and is related
to the worship of the
Angala Parameswari
goddess. Th day began with
the creation out of mud of
a giant, almost 20 feet tall
image of the arakkar in the
playground located off the
Jesus Calls office on Dr.
D G S Dhinakaran Road.
In the old times, this
ritual took place in or
near a graveyard - it is
said that lord Shiva sent
Parvati to kill a demon
who was located in a burial
ground. In the R A Puram
instance, communities from
the Pattinapakkam area (
Foreshore Estate) organized this ritual in which,
in the old times, the fiery
goddess would raid the
graves to locate the demon
- it was, as oldtimers recall,
a macabre ritual.
That February 18 evening, the community gathered at the Amman temple
on P S Kumaraswamy Raja
Road ( alongside Andhra
Mahila Sabha) and took
out the procession of the
In the middle was a
man who slowly went in a
trance and seized a chicken
that was given to him - he
screwed it to death and
feasted on its blood as it
dripped down. All this took
place as folk artistes played
loud music and the procession headed to the local
Organisers said that
since there was no local graveyard, they used
the playground space to
conduct the ritual. At the
venue, the symbolic act
that was very severe and
raw in the old times was
enacted. And the procession
winded it way back to the
There is an Angala
Parameswari temple also
on Mundagakanni Amman
Koil Street and the Mayana
Kollai ritual was also followed here by another
set of fishermen from the
kuppams and colonies off
San Thome High Road. The
venue was the graveyard
behind the Headquarters of
the TN Police.
There are four amman
temples in this area and
the Mundakakanni Amman
Temple is the oldest.
Clearly, a celebration of
Mayana Kollai carries on
traditions that have been
followed for ages; from a
time when there was no
Madras and the dominant
community on the seaside
were the fishermen.
Feb 28 - Mar 6, 2015
concepts so well
that we never felt
the need to take
care extra classes
or tuitions after
school”. Alumni member and retired
CMD of Indian
Bank, Chennai M. S. Sundarajan
remembers the
enthusiasm with
which the students participated
in competitions
held at the school.
The 1965 batch at their golden jubilee reunion
with their spouses. Arrangements had
been made to hand over a
framed picture of the students along with a copy
of the souvenir to the attendees. Donations were
then presented. A single
donation of Rs.58 lakhs
was made by an alumni
member K. V. Ramani,
the CMD of Digital
Holdings Pvt. Ltd, Chennai. This was followed by
a contribution of about
Rs.7 lakhs by
P. Balakrishnan CEO of
The 1965 batch of students of
P. S. High School met recently.
Emotions ran high. And they made
a big donation to their alma mater.
Whatsapp group and putting
it out on Facebook”. Several meetings were
organised and very often the
meetings and talks about old
times went hand in hand. Ganesh who retired from
Abbott India, says, “We would
get together quite often to
plan the agenda for the alumni meet. Minute details were
thought of and worked out.
We also had a lot of fun talking about life at the school.”
What does he remember
“ I still remember this
incident . . .At that time,
going to Mount Road from
Mylapore was considered
taboo. Along with two of my
friends, I decided to go to
Mount Road to watch a movie
on a Sunday morning. Three
of my teachers had also come
there to watch the movie and
they were shocked to see me.
I got so scared that I decided
to bunk school the next day.
When I went to school on
Tuesday, I expected the worst
but I was
K. V. Ramani presenting the cheque
and let off with
a warning!.”
School was
everything to
these boys in
the 60s. They
would rush off
to school at
9 a.m. (even
though school
started only
at 10 a.m.)
By Preeti Srivatsan
6th form (now class XI)
picture of the 1965 ba
and would stay on till 6 p.m
and play
in the school grounds. P. S. Senior Secondary
School hadn’t come up then
and they had almost 20 acres
of empty space to run around
and play. Ganesh says,
“One thing I cannot forget are
the weaving classes which
were held at the school once a
week our teacher would allow
us to stay back after school
and weave…and we would
have so much fun”.
Owning a cycle was a
luxury in the 60s. Ganesh,
who used to live at Narasimhapuram, says, “I got my cycle in the 3rd form (present
8th Std) and used to cycle to
school even though I stayed
close by. Traffic didn’t exist at
that time and so I could cycle
all the way from my home to
the school without touching
the handlebar - something we
cannot even think of doing
R. Sadasivam, another
alumni, fondly remembers
his headmaster R. Narasimhachari, English teacher
Ramaswami Iyer, math
professor K. N. Jayaraman
and sports master S. Venkataraman. This retired
auditor who has used to live
in N. M. K. Mudali Street,
Mylapore says “Our teachers
understood and explained the
Sundarajan, who has been a
resident of Mylapore all his
life, says,”Debates, slokas,
essay, Thirukkural, music
and several other competitions were held in every class
towards the end of the year.
All of us looked really forward
to this event”. The Founders Day event
on campus on Feb 15 started
with breakfast followed by
a photo session of the students of the 1965 batch along
India Anglo American Plc
based at New Delhi. The
rest was donated by the
other alumni. This was
an alumni meet which
still generates a buzz
among the 1965 batch.
P. S. School has made it
a tradition to encourage
a golden jubilee alumni
meet every February.
The 1966 batch will now
have to get into excitement mode.
“Our teachers never demanded respect, they
commanded it. They were kind, yet disciplined
and this balance helped us reach great heights”.
- R. Sadasivam.
“Prayer sessions at that time were so
organised. After the morning prayers, we would
quietly and slowly go from the prayer hall to our classrooms - like ants in a line”
- M. S. Sundarajan.
“Out of 300 students, we managed to locate about 90 and
70 of them attended the meet with their spouses. We had
members coming in from as far as U. S. A., Indonesia and
So what happens
when a group of ‘boys’
meet after 50 years…
amidst tears and hugs,
they make a huge donation of more than 70 lakh
rupees to their school…
and that’s not all…they
honour seven of their
teachers with Rs.10,000
each, a shirt and a dhothi.
The class of 1965
left no stone unturned to
ensure that their Feb 15
meet was a grand success. Over six months of
2014, they meticulously
planned this event.
Ganesh Rajagopal, who
passed out in 1965 says,
‘We first wanted to find
out how many students
lived in Mylapore and so
we decided to place an
advert in Mylapore Times.
We got a good response
and so decided to take it
forward by forming a
- Ganesh Rajagopal
3 Contacts of the 1965 batch
1. Ganesh Rajagopal - Ph: 9940044818.
2. R. Sadasivam - Email: [email protected],
Ph: 9789436094.
3. M. S. Sundarajan - Email: [email protected],
Ph: 9940177895.
Feb 28 - Mar 6, 2015
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Sewage flow polluting this Mandavelipakkam area
Sewage water stagnates in front of door
No.7 (old No.3), Periyapalli Street, Mandavelipakkam and this has been the case for about
6 months. It looks like it overflows from that
sewage pipe.
On alternate days, the sewage lorry visits
the area and sucks out the sewage water from
the septic tank in this residence.The problem is
continuing. CMWSSB and Chennai Corporation are not
accepting the complaint through the internet.
We hope this letter will bring some relief.
- S. Mohankumar, Mandavelipakkam
Construction creating problems
for residents
We reside in 2nd Main Road in R. A. Puram.
The new flats under construction by Sri Venkateswara Homes are located opposite Madras
ENT Research Foundation. The work is causing
a lot of pollution. Despite requesting the site supervisor several
times, the sawing of stones is being done for
almost a month now and is continuing. They
start the work early in the morning and continue
till late evening - as late as 9 p.m.
A aged people at home and students who
are preparing for final exams are extremely affected. When we contacted the firm’s office the
answer was blunt - ‘We have got all approvals
from Corporation. Do what you can.’
- Letter signed on behalf of local residents.
Writer wants to be anonymous.
Gas price issues; on subsidy
I received our supply of Indane Gas from
South Madras Gas Agency in January and
In January, the cost of a cylinder gas was
Rs 705, in Feb. it was Rs 600. While the price
reduction (due to crude import cost gains) is
welcomed, it was a surprise to see subsidy
credited to bank account reduced from Rs 300 in
Jan. to Rs 195 in February.
Obviously the benefit of price reduction is
not passed on to customers and taken away in
the form of reduction in subsidy by govt. / oil
cos. Why bleed the lower and middle classes? - C. S. Muralidharan, Dr Ranga Road,
Appeal to MTC: info on bus
services in Mylapore
I appeal to.the MTC authorities to provide
a notice board in key areas giving the details
of the MTC buses starting from Mylapore with
their numbers, destination and departing time
for the benefit of the passengers.
- R. Chandrasekaran, West Circular Road,
Involve citizens in
traffic management
Traffic violations have become a big
headache in Mylapore. There are many minor
accidents and brushes. The local Traffic Police
have no time to curtail the menace. The solution
would be to recruit retired senior citizens, give
them camera and a GPS activated unit and go
after the offenders. - Satish Bantwal, Papanasam Sivan Salai,
San Thome.
Kesavaperumalpuram forced to
live with mosquitos
Of late, there is acute mosquito menace in
Kesavaperumalpuram on Greenways Road.
Netlon screens, mosquito bats and trappers are
of no use and the residents of this area are put to
severe hardship. As soon as dusk sets in, you can see smoke
emanating from bonfires of twigs and dry leaves
lit by watchmen to ward themselves off the
swarming mosquitos. Chennai Corporation does not seem to have
taken any serious steps to curb this menace and
health hazard in this area. The stinking Buckingham Canal behind this locality is the main
source of this menace. Sweeping of streets and platforms and
garbage clearance is not satisfactory. There is
no trace of preventive measures like periodical
fogging and spraying of the streets with mosquito control chemicals, etc. May we expect the Chennai Corporations to
initiate suitable action urgently to control this
menace ?
- V. Gopalan, Kesavaperumalpuram
Managing mada streets;
The following suggestions can be implemented immediately on South Mada Street /
mada streets.?
1. Shops have occupied the platform on both
sides of the street. Remove their stuff. Ramps
have been provided in front of the flats for free
movement of vehicles. Demolish them.
2. The hawkers may be allowed to carry on
their business only on the northern side of the
street. Not on the south side.
3. Parking of two-wheelers alone to be allowed on the southern side of the street.
4. West Chitrakulam Steet is meant for
vegetable vendors only but others are allowed to
carry on their business. They must be evicted.
5. The mada streets can be made ‘one way’.
6. The waste can be collected on a daily
basis - educate the hawkers.
7. For a month or two, the system should be
effectivly followed by the Corporation and supported by local police.
- S. Krishnamurthi, K. P. Koil South St., Mylapore.
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The camp requires you to be
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Participants must mark
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The course is curated by
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Participants’ stories will be
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Feb 28 - Mar 6, 2015
By Preeti Srivatsan
Crunch and Crispy is a new
chips store which has opened at
the south end of C. P. Ramaswamy
Road, Alwarpet. All the foodstuff
here is from the popular A-1 Chips
store at Coimbatore.
Run by M. Kannan and
T. Karthikeyan, this store stocks
a variety of chips and savouries.
Karthikeyan says, “We would visit
Coimbatore quite often and once on
those visits we were very impressed
with the snacks sold at A-1 Chips.”
The idea was translated soon
Specialities include
round tapoica chips,
nendranga chips
and peanut and jaggery barfi. They also
stock different kinds of
mixture, cheese
balls, popcorn, kara
boondi, onion rings,
black and white
sesame balls, and
masala groundnut
says, “All the products sold here are
factory made and
sealed in air tight
packets thereby
ensuring a long
shelf life. The unique packing helps
retain the crunchiness.”
Future plans? “We plan to open
a website soon and hope to introduce door delivery.”
At 25, 3rd Cross Street,
C. P. Ramaswamy Road,
R. A. Puram. Timings: 9.30 a.m.
- 10 p.m. Phone: 9894007858,
By Preeti Srivatsan
The man
behind Chennai
Chips on
C. P. Ramaswamy
Road has a
chequered business history.
Today, loyal
customers drop
in here to choose
from 16 different
kinds of chips.
E. K. Kasilingam,
a retired chemistry professor, has been
running this
business for
quite some time.
He says, “I had
a provision store
called Kasi Provision
Stores and a flour mill
at the same location earlier. About
15 years ago, I switched over to
this business.”
He says the chips are prepared
everyday using pure sunflower
oil which is not reused later. The
peeling and slicing of potatoes or
bananas are done by machines to
ensure freshness.
There are five different kinds
of potato chips in salt and chilli
flavours, beetroot, yam, tapoica,
bittergourd, kerala banana,
carrot . . . They also
sell seven varieties of vadams,
savouries like
murukku, thattai and samosas
and puffs which
are made fresh
Those on the go
can pick up the readyto-eat home-made aloo, pudina,
methi and plain parathas at the
store - made by housewives and
supplied daily. And check out the
home-made pickles, chocolates,
juices and specialities like kamarkut, Kovilpatti barfi, Tirunelvelli
halwa and elanda vadai. At 53,
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ones. The drains carry rainwater to a
sump below - to harvest rainwater.
What catches your eye are the notices; they remind people that the civic
works are carried out with the tax-payers’ money and it is people’s responsibility to maintain the facility.
What slips at the civic body’s end is
the maintenance - rarely is this carried
out. So plants grow out of drain covers, drainpipes are cracked, vegetation
grows wild.
Perhaps local involvement will
n This report was suggested by
K. V. K. Soundararani
Mylapore Times will
feature reports on such
issues. Mail us short info/
pictures.To [email protected]
railings freshly painted
and vegetation pruned.
Also, the metal
drain covers for all
the pipes have bee.n
replaced with sturdier
By Our Staff Reporter
If you live in Alwarpet
and cared to look around
you may have observed
that the city civic body has
given the flyover a new
The structure has been
fully white-washed and
painted, the waste that
accumulated under the
flyover has been removed,
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